Written by: Amy R. Remo
Real estate has become a safe haven for investments, even in the midst of a crisis and other market volatilities.
As seen over the past two years during the pandemic, certain segments of real estate have stood out for their resilience, providing investors with a good opportunity to create, build and accumulate wealth primarily through passive income through rental and capital appreciation, as values and returns. are most likely to increase over the long term.
Essentially, real estate provides investors with a tangible asset, a better diversified portfolio, and a strong inflation hedge that protects their investments from losing value over time.
Patrick Grimes, founder of private equity firm Invest on Main Street, explained in an article for forbes.com how “investing in income-generating real estate can help you hedge your bets against inflation and protect your long-term retirement dollars”.
Investment fund manager Equiton Capital Inc. also noted in an article on its website that “a properly diversified investment portfolio includes hedges to protect against market fluctuations caused by rapid inflation. Residential real estate, which is clearly appreciating faster than inflation, offers a perfect fit.
Locally, this is also proving to be the case, with financial experts pointing out that property prices are rising faster than the consumer price index on an annual average. Amid the pandemic, local real estate prices have held steady, if not increased, for the past two years.
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Residential Property Price Index data showed that nationwide residential property prices rose 5.6% in the first quarter compared to the same period it a year ago. In Metro Manila, residential real estate prices rose 9.5%, mainly due to higher prices for condominium apartments and townhouses.
If real estate does indeed present a potentially lucrative opportunity to build up wealth, it is however necessary to be conscientious and careful. You need to check the location, features, and background, among other things, to make sure you’re making the right choice.
Federal Land Inc., a leading developer with 50 years of solid experience, makes it easy to find the right choice. It offers an impressive portfolio of residential real estate investments that will allow you to reap significant gains from a resilient industry.
Invest in the center of Ortigas
One of its latest projects, The Grand Midori Ortigas, exemplifies a solid investment choice – from its central location, wellness amenities, accessible prices, to the excellent team of experts involved in its development.
For example, this twin-tower condominium rises in the heart of bustling downtown Ortigas, touted as Metro Manila’s most central business district. Its highly strategic location alone offers many advantages and advantages for both investors and home buyers.
For investors, a property in the heart of a vibrant and growing CBD offers the potential for steady capital value appreciation and an opportunity to earn passive income through rentals. In the first quarter, average rental rates for studio and one-bedroom units in Ortigas Center were 770 pesos per square meter per month, according to data from Colliers. However, this figure is expected to increase as Colliers expects rents and prices to recover by the end of 2022.
Vacancy rates in Metro Manila are also expected to drop by the second half to 17.2% amid a large return to offices that will prompt employees to start renting units close to where they work. , as well as improving business and consumer confidence. Ortigas Center stands to benefit from these positive developments as it offers a healthy residential stock, which is expected to reach 22,160 units by the end of 2024.
For end users, a home in a well-established and vibrant CBD like Ortigas can give you unprecedented access to modern conveniences. Nearby are shopping malls, restaurants, cafes, retail stores, schools, and hospitals, not to mention the high-end offices and headquarters of some of the biggest companies in the country today.
The Grand Midori Ortigas, in particular, is located along Exchange Road, which guarantees accessibility and connectivity. Along with the existing thoroughfares and the BGC-Ortigas Center Link, residents will benefit from upcoming projects such as Metro Manila and the Ortigas Greenway project.
Despite its strategic location in town, the Grand Midori Ortigas is on its way to becoming a refreshing sanctuary that embodies the art of Zen living.
Federal Land enlisted Tange Associates, a world-renowned Japanese architectural firm based in Tokyo, known for combining traditional Japanese art with modern perspectives, to translate this residential enclave into just that, reflecting what its name stands for. .
Midori means green, commonly associated with life, renewal and nature. It evokes beauty, creativity, harmony and growth, and is considered one of the most soothing colors.
The Grand Midori Ortigas is thus destined to become this zen-inspired sanctuary offering a serene atmosphere that neutralizes the frenzy of city life through careful design, elegant architecture and sensible amenities.
Its interiors and landscape, for example, are inspired by Japanese “wabi-sabi” and “miyabi” concepts, which focus on finding beauty in imperfections and expressing elegance and refinement. Prominent weaving patterns were used for the facade as an expression of delicate beauty as seen in Japanese architecture.
Verdant greenery will be immaculately integrated into pockets of open space within the development, alongside Zen-inspired amenities that will enable residents to lead healthy and balanced lives.
A quiet corner where you can meditate, spaces where you can spend time with your loved ones or a corner to keep your health under control – Grand Midori Ortigas has set up spaces for your social, fitness and recreational activities. Major indoor amenities include a lounge, fitness area, yoga room, game room, study lounge, conference room, children’s playroom and multi-purpose room, while the lap pool, jacuzzi, children’s pool, pool lounge, children’s play area, a Zen garden and a landscaped area with lounge make up the outdoor facilities.
Also reflecting this zen lifestyle, the units consider a creative and practical layout of space. This provides residents with the ability to maximize space and design units to suit their needs. Each unit features airy and bright interiors along with large windows to provide natural lighting and ventilation.
Choose from 908 units that come in different cuts: studio (35.5 to 38 m²); a bedroom (46 to 64 m²); two bedrooms (70 to 72.5 m²); and T3 (105 to 109.5 m²).
The added attraction of this investment of choice is the fact that it will be managed by a competent property management team under the federal Land. Investors and end users are thus assured that The Grand Midori Ortigas will be professionally managed.
The Grand Midori Ortigas will undoubtedly become this coveted metro address which offers you a real haven of peace in more ways than one.
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